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Yummy, yum, yum lunch at $2.20!

Monday, June 16, 2014

What? AK's lunch costs more than $1.00?

Shocked? Stunned? Surprised?

I took these photos before I started eating:

Egg tofu, carrots, potato, taupok, stewed cabbage, spring onions and anchovies on steamed rice.

Looks good? A bit too oily but that is to be expected from food bought from canteens.

Forgot to bring lunch to work today. Left it on the kitchen table. Growing forgetful in my old age. So, decided to pack food from the canteen.

I guess $2.20 is not too bad.

Now, my taste buds feel a bit tingly. Must be from the MSG.

What? No drinks? Of course, I had a drink. Water from the water fountain at work is free.

Related post:
Yummy, yum, yum (60c) breakfast.


Singapore Stacker said...

Hi AK, why don't you try do a little exercise each day?

Before you sleep, write down on a sheet of paper what you have to do for the next day and put it somewhere you have to visit the next day.

Chances of you missing stuff is lesser. :)

flyingchicken said...

Wow, another food posting...
I suppose as one ages, food intake should reduced as well cos metabolism is lowered. I know easier say than done. Anyway I don't recall you look fat during ur speech, so u r still safe to eat :)

AK71 said...

Hi Singapore Stacker,

Oh, I am trying. I am trying. :)

I will always go into the kitchen in the mornings. So, I would not usually miss it. I was distracted this morning. -.-"

AK71 said...

Hi flying chicken,

You are so nice. :)

I looked into the mirror before I walked in to give my presentation and I looked FAT! Well, to me, I looked fat. -.-"

I don't eat a lot. So, maybe, that is why I don't gain weight as quickly but I am definitely gaining. :(

Passive Income Builder said...

No meat? :o

Alen Liu said...

Hi AK, my lunch at $2.30, one meat, one egg and one veg. ten cents more than you, good taste.
Enjoy your speech at Saturday event, thank you so munch.

Gary said...

Where did u buy ur lunch?

AK71 said...


Nope. Not a big meat eater these days. :)

AK71 said...

Hi Alen,

Bon appetite! ;)

I am happy you enjoyed the talk on Saturday. Thank you for attending. :)

AK71 said...

Hi Gary,

I bought it from the canteen in the industrial estate I work in. Do you think it is expensive? -.-"

Anonymous said...


Actually I expect to see a skinny you last Saturday, given you eat oats so often. Hahahaha

Allow indulgence... Since already fat??? He heheh

I got a free way to slim down. My waist fell 2 inch and wight 4 kg in 2 months.

I fall really sick, I eat only soap base item. No chicken, no egg, no fired food, no beverages no cold and sweet stuff.

I eat porridge with pork belly meat!! But still slim down.

AK71 said...

Hi Mike,

I have a weakness for chocolate, ice cream and sweets. I buy and store when there are special offers like "buy 1 get 1 free" or something. The discovery of those Super Value stores with their really cheap Kit Kat, Snickers and Mars bars was the proverbial final nail in the coffin! :(

Maybe, it is to compensate for all the craving that went unsated when I was a boy. I was a skinny kid.

I want to lose weight but I don't want to become really sick to do so. I am a bit sick now actually. Asthmatic cough... -.-"

Adarina Robin Foo said...

Hi AK,

Thanks for the great posts in your blog!

Anyway you can consider posting the 'activities' (other than makaning & blogging) you occasionally do that you feel is value to health and wealth (i.e jogging/swimming/tai qi etc) :)

Probably you are doing it now!

Once again, keep up the good work!

AK71 said...

Hi Adarina,

I do go for evening walks and cycling. I will have to bring my trusty (and banged up) IXUS along then. Will try to remember. ;p

I also do some yoga but it is hard to take photos when I am doing all the postures. ;p

Thanks for the suggestion. :)

flyingchicken said...

Agree with all the comments more healthily, maybe start drinking green smoothies? Otherwise 有钱没命花 also no use.

pf said...

Totally agreed with flying chicken. 有钱没命花。

Try to eat green veges and drink green juice.

Sugar cause inflammation in the body which veges can counter.

I am also trying to lose weight. Was too stressed in my previous job. Stress also cause inflammation. No matter what I do, the weight doesn't budge. Now that I changed job, lost 2kg without doing anything. Great morale boost! Working with weights for my exercise now!

AK71 said...

Hi pf,

Wah! Gambatte!

I used to do weights and cardio regularly too. Planning to go back to my routine later this year. Big changes are coming. So, I will let the dust settle first before making more changes to my life. -.-"

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